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airport a few weeks ago. the pilot of the southwest jet had to take the controls away from the copilot moments before the landing. the obvious question, what happened in those final moments? we'll get answers. >> all eyes are on the powerball. could you be the lucky winner? it's a $425 million win. that's tonight. where you buy the ticket could affect your chances of winning. >> a desperate plea from a heartbroken father for the safe return of his daughter. right now there is a manhunt under way for 40-year-old james dimaggio, suspected of killing a 42-year-old mom. investigators believe he hmay have her teenage daughter with him as well. now her father is begging for her life to be spared. miguel is there live. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. time is critical. dimaggio is considered dangerous
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and possibly armed. dozens of tips have come in. police just need one to bring it to a conclusion. overnight a vigil of hope for children allegedly kidnapped by this man, james dimaggio. >> we miss you, hannah. we're here, praying for you. >> reporter: following an emotion al appeal from the children's father brett anderson. >> jim, i can't fathom what you were thinking. the damage is done. i'm begging you to let my daughter go. you have taken everything else. >> reporter: speaking to jim dimaggio, the man who investigators believe killed anderson's ex-kind of wife and possibly his 8-year-old son. then kidnapped his 16-year-old daughter hannah. >> hannah, we love you very much. if you have a chance, you take it. you run. you'll be found. >> reporter: the body of the children's mother, 42-year-old
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christina anderson was found on sunday night inside dimaggio's burning home. investigators believe dimaggio set the fire. deputies found the body of a child who has not been identified. the case leading to california's first statewide amber alert monday night. roadsides calling motorist attention to the nationwide alert. investigators anxious to catch a break. >> it's safe to say he's a dangerous person. armed or not it would be safe to assume he is armed. we are asking members of the public who may believe they see him, don't attempt to contact or oh detain him. just call 911. >> reporter: investigators now updating pictures of the kids and the alleged kidnapper. even a mock-up of a bald james dimaggio in case he shaved his head to disguise his appearance. investigators say he was in a blue nissan versa. he may have changed the car by now.
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also changing his appearance and the appearance of 16-year-old hannah. if 8-year-old ethan is with them, his appearance may be changed as well. kate? >> miguel, thank you very much for the update. we'll talk to the san diego sheriff this morning to see what the latest is on the case. for the first time president obama addressed the decision to shut down embassies and diplomatic poes in the middle east and africa. the interview happened on "the tonight show with jay leno." the president also covered edward snow it is den and his relationship with john mccain and hillary clinton. a nice change of pace. what didn't they cover in the interview? >> everything. i think that's part of the reason why president obama really likes the late night talk shows. he does a lot of these. h he's the first sitting president to get in there with late night talk shows. this was his sixth appearance on leno's program. he talked about everything from the economy, health care re
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form, what's going on in the middle east and the nsa. ♪ >> reporter: in his first remarks on the al qaeda terror threat president obama insisting the u.s. is not overreacting in closing 19 embassies through tend of the week. >> how significant is this threat? >> well, b it's significant enough that we are taking every precaution. >> reporter: the president making his sixth appearance on leno reassuring americans they should feel safe traveling abroad but should be prudent. while not saying the controversial program turned up the latest threat information the president called it a critical component to counterterrorism. >> we don't have a domestic spying program. what we do have are mechanisms where we can track a phone number or an e-mail dress that we know is connected to a terrorist threat. that information is useful.
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>> reporter: the president confirmed that he will attend the g--20 summit next week in russia but expressed disappointment in russia's decision to grant asylum to snows den. >> it's important not to prejudge something. hopefully he'll go oh to trial, will have a lawyer and due process. >> reporter: while the u.s. and russia have coop rated, most recently on the boston bombing the relationship is complicated. >> there are times when they slip back into the cold war thinking and mentality. i tell them that's in the past. >> reporter: it is unclear if he will visit moscow for a meeting with putin before the g-20 summit. >> it wasn't all serious stuff. president obama was asked about hillary rodham clinton.
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he said she has the post administration glow, he h joke ed. >> envious. >> i'll bet he is. jay joked, when she comes over does she measure the drapes. the president said, she's been there before. she doesn't have to measure them . >> a little bit of side-stepping. he also talked about, i guess you could call it his romance recently with john mccain. they have quite a relationship. >> that's right. john mccain has been an ally of his when it comes to immigration reform. he called it a bromance and said it is a classic romantic comedy. initially you don't get along and you keep bumping into each other. >> a rom-com, i would say. >> yes. >> there you go. thanks so much. >> thank you. >> the president had fun and now to something that's no laughing
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matter. the september 11 benghazi siege touched off a firestorm of controversy about whether the u.s. government took appropriate measures before the attack and after. now a prominent militia leader stands accused. arwa, how are you? >> reporter: good morning. we met him in libya in may. he didn't seem to be acting like a man who needed to hide. he was escorted by one of the oh islamist units that's part of the security forces. he doesn't deny being on the scene the night of the attack but said he came after they called for help. he said he arrived and the gun
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fire was so intense he couldn't get to the compound. then he says he did arrive on the compound, even had already been evacuated but he didn't see any fires burning. he then goes on to claim that he believes ambassador stevens died of smoke inhalation because he was trying to burn sensitive documents. one leading libyan expert was saying this was an attack he believes was coordinated and this man played a minor role. the big issue is what are libyan authorities going to to do, if anything. libya is very much the wild west, especially when it comes to benghazi oh. >> thank you very much. fascinating special last night. >> great reporting as always. a victory in the war against childhood obesity. a new report says obesity rates
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among poor children are steadily droppinging. low income kids have some of the highest oh obesity rates in the country but the cdc report says it could be changing. dr. san swra gupta joins us now with more. what is the cdc finding out? >> good news. almost since i started we have been reporting on obesity rates and it's almost always bad news. we had an indication it was starting to improve. this is the first time we have a comprehensive report looking at states, seeing numbers going in the right direction and having it sustained, especially in a difficult population to target. low income children. so 18 states plus the virgin islands have numbers going in the right direction. florida, georgia, michigan, mississippi. these are states that have been difficult to target. i think over time you want to see how the numbers do. the concern for some time is these children had about a
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five-time likelihood of growing up to be obese adults as well. the problem is coming. this is the first time we have seen sustained improvement. >> the states are all over the country. it's not concentrated in one region at all. is there a reason, a cause for h this drop at this point? >> we're not entirely sure. we asked the same question. >> of course. >> i would say this is the kitchen sink mentality. the obesity epidemic, throw everything at the problem to see what sticks. that was good probably. the hard part is trying to figure out what worked. one clue is ta the low income children being affected points to federal subsidy programs as a possible cause, a benefit. wic and food stamp programs have regulated what people can buy to eat. much more healthy buying going on. decrease ing sugary drinks. also breastfeeding. there is a sustained effort.
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it makes a difference. children can't overeat when they breastfeed. and awareness. with us talking about it, it makes an impact. >> public awareness has to be a part of it. the first lady, that's been one of her big causes. we'll see how it goes. >> give yourself credit, sanjay. you have been talking about it for years. you're always surprised how little people know about what they put in their bodies. >> we find it to be basic stuff. people don't know this information. it can change behaviors. >> thanks for the good news. there is a lot of other news. let's get to the big trial starting about the shooting in 2009 t at ft. hood. >> interesting development yesterday. he says he did it. army major nidil hasan opening the court-martial with the stunning words, i am the shooting. he's acting as his own attorney.
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the army psychiatrist is charged with killing 13, wounding more than 30 others in a massacre at ft. hood, texas, in 2009. if convicted he could be the first active duty serviceman executed in more than 50 years. harrowing details in the pennsylvania municipal shooting rampage. investigators say the suspect pictured here opened fire through the front door of a meeting room, then walked to a side door and did the same thing. after going to his car for another gun, two men tackled him. one said his main motivation was protecting his wife. >> people needed help. i helped. that's it. after the second round of shooting i couldn't take anymore. i got up and ran. i'll be honest with you. my wife was behind me and i didn't want her to be shot. >> newe ll is involved in a
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fight with the township over his run down property. starting less than two hours from home the cleveland home where ariel kas troe held three women captive for more than a decade. he was sentenced to life for 1,000 years without the possibility of parole. he denied torturing the women after kidnapping them. we will bring you the demolition live. former president george w. bush doing well and expected to leave a dallas hospital today after undergoing heart surgery. doctors inserted a stent to open a blocked artery. the blockage was discovered monday during his annual physical. formerer president bill clinton offered his support to mr. bush. clinton has also had trouble with his heart and had a similar surgery in 2010. dustin hoffman recovering after being treated for cancer.
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the spokesperson telling "people" magazine the cancer was detected early. he's been couragecally cured. no word on what type of cancer it was. hoffman is said to be in good health and feeling great. how are you feeling? feeling lucky? tonight is the big powerball drawing. $425 million up for grabs, the fourth largest jackpot ever. you may want to pay attention to where you buy your ticket. a new jersey newspaper did some calculating. over the last decade, pen pen , the luckiest powerball state by far. 16 winners. indiana is second with 111. louisiana, florida and missouri round out the top five. i think there will be some road trips today. >> can i get to indiana? nine hours and back by the show tomorrow. >> we have a pool. let's have it to the people who organize well. >> we have a pool? >> no, we don't have a pool.
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>> we have to have a pool. we have mickey, kate. you want some powerball action, too. >> we have to pool it. >> sanjay's on his own. i'm not dealing with this. >> sanjay will figure out the winning numbers. >> he knows already. there's a logarithm for that. >> i'm not sowing up to the office as the only one who didn't win. >> we're just waiting. kicking you out of the pool. what's the latest on missouri? >> this is yesterday's radar. we talked about seven to nine inches of rain in kansas and missouri. i want to show you today's current radar right now. it's the identical picture here. we are still talking about heavy rain. notice through missouri another band. two bands of these thunderstorms. anywhere from five to seven inches of rain. we continue to have a flash flood warning and a lot of advisories. everyone is asking when we'll
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get re leaf. today the severe thunderstorm threat in the same region. in oklahoma and kansas. by tomorrow extending through missouri and illinois. this is not going anywhere. the situation is only going to be worsening. the reason, we have a low making its way through canada. seems like that's up north but, no, it's a cold front producing thunderstorms ahead. all the rain will be in that area. you will see heavy rain through kentucky and tennessee. we'll talk about lighter rain through the midatlantic and northeast overnight tonight in through tomorrow. the heavier portions right in through the plains and the midwest and the ohio valley today. in the northeast, a half an inch, inch doesn't look bad when areas are inundated with day after day of rain. >> thank you very much. >> we'll take a break on new day. coming up a cnn exclusive. new allegations of sexual harassment against san diego's embattled mayor.
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welcome back. we have a cnn exclusive. more disturbing allegations against san diego mayor bob filner. who servicewomen returned home from the military and received unwanted advances from filner. this time they were caught on voicemail. we have some of the most shocking charges yet. we have to qualify it because
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new stuff comes out all the time. what do we know this time is this. >> what's important here, chris, is to point out who the victims are. many of them are victims of military sexual assault. what these women are saying is the congressman abused his position with these women leaving one a voicemail. >> it's your new favorite congressman bob filner. the one who fell in love with you. >> reporter: the voice sounded like then congressman bob filner. donna lewis hernandez met him at a women's veteran event but it's not just the voicemail. it's how he made advances and to whom. >> we felt we could trust him because he's fighting for our cause. >> reporter: he she's a retired u.s. air force master sergeant
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and said she was raped three times in the military. geri tindley was in the army and said she was also raped. they and up to six other veterans say filner met them at gatherings for victims and made unwanted advances from verbal passes to groping. >> we are all victims of military sexual assault. it appears to me he was targeting h this organization and hitting on the women in this organization because they were easy prey. he's part of an organization against sec shall assault and sexual violence towards women and sexual harassment but he's doing the very thing we are fighting to make stop in our r service and our country. >> reporter: do you feel he was using his power to prey on the women of this organize station? >> i do. he didn't have our backs. he was looking at our oh backs. >> he had our fronts. it's wrong. why would you come here with us
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and do what you did? why? is it a turn-on? >> reporter: the congressman served as chairman of the t house committee. now after a year of being elected san diego's mayor he's in a two-week treatment program. his chief of staff wouldn't speak about the allegations. >> would you come back out and chat with me? >> i will do my best. i will let you know. >> reporter: she never came back out. the office officially having no comment. we did reach out to filner's lawyer. he also had no comment. >> two-week treatment program for the mayor. that's more than one day for every woman who's come out so far. i don't know what the right calculation is. it's too serious to be funny. but at what point is someone going to push him to step down? what are we learning about how many women it will take?
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>> that's exactly what the women who i spoke with are saying. they made that similar calculation. how many, is what they are asking. how many before there is actually a significant move either by the state or looking at other option s. we know there are at least two recall efforts under way but it could take weeks before that's seen to fruition. >> thank you for staying on it. important these women get their dignity and the process sees its way through. you can see more of the exclusive tonight on " erin burnett out front" at 7:00 p.m. eastern. people still suffering because of the war between time warner and cbs. cbs has been brocked out in some markets since friday. now les moonve s is firing the latest shot.
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amazing how public this is. >> it's quite a cat fight. it is surprising to see the negotiations play out in a public way. the latest notary public this transmission fee battle is ceos from time warner cable and cbs are firing letters back and forth through the media. monday time warner cable's ceo wrote a letter offering a solution. but he sent it to the media at the same time. brit didn't reach out to the ceo of cbs personally. moonves called it grandstanding, a pr stunt. so then moonves did the same thing, sending his letter to the media. it's like kindergarten, isn't it? he said after looking at the proposal there isn't a sincere or helpful proposal in it. it is a well wrought distraction. the whole thing is over money. over what time warner cable pays
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to cbs so it has the right to air cbs programming. time warner cable says cbs wants to double fees. keep in mind the this isn't the only re transmission fee battle going on. there is one with dish network and recom media. the interesting thing is this is playing out in the media. we are seeing these guys go crazy in the sandbox. >> the fights aren't new but the fact that it's gotten to 3 million people in eight markets are having to deal with it. they are suffering. >> exactly. they don't want get to watch what they want to watch. >> there is no resolution in sight. >> exactly. >> it must end. the question is when. just about business. we'll take a break. coming up, chaos in the cockpit. new information about the final moment s of southwest's flight before the hard landing at laguardia. >> coming up, mitt romney gives
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the bruce. hopefully the best days are yet to come. welcome back. it's wednesday, august 7. >> we are joined by mikayl mikayla ferrera. coming up details about a southwest flight that made a hard landing at new york's laguardia airport. did the captain make a critical
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mista mistake? >> and one guy is a joyriding pilot. his friend who is afraid to fly realized he made the biggest mistake of his life riding shotgun. >> why would you? >> it's a must-see moment. look at him. >> [ bleep ]. >> we needed the beep button, too. >> that scream is a violation of man law. >> that's a higher note than i can hit. >> his reaction was visceral. >> talk about the man laws that relate to that situation. >> still a violation. a lot of serious new this is morning. let's get to that. first we eel deal with the amber alert. >> we are concerned. this is in its second day. no sign of a california teen and her little brother who police say were taken after their mother's murder. police are looking for james dimaggio. the children's father making a desperate plea to dimaggio, a former close friend saying i'm begging you to let my daughter go. you have taken everything else.
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then to his missing daughter hannah he said if you have a chance, take it. you run. president obama makes his first comments on the decision to close em ba sis in the middle east and africa. he said the decision to close a broad swath of american embassies and diplomatic posts overse overseas wasn't an over reaction system we are keeping pressure on networks trying to injure americans. the first thing i think about when i wake up and the last thing when i go to bed is i'm doing what i can to keep americans safe. >> he expressed the importance of using common sense and caution if you are traveling abroad. >> reporter: a motorist accused of mowing down two dozen people on venice beach faces murder and assault charges. nathan campbell could get life in prison. he pleaded not guilty yesterday. hi he's accused of killing an
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italian tourist on her honeymoon and injuring 16 others. bank of america is facing civil lawsuits from the department of justice and the securities and exchange commission. the suits claim the bank defrauded investors selling mortgage backed securities. bank of america accused of making false statements and failing to perform proper due diligence on risky mortgages from third party brokers. what do you do when you flip your car twice and land on top of a bus stop? hail a cab, of course. this is crazy video. the driver rolled the car causing $5,000 worth of damage to the gas station. when his car stopped flipping the driver climbed out, hailed a taxi and took off. >> what do you say? >> there's almost nothing to say. >> nothing to say. we'll leave it at that. >> thanks. >> talk amongst yourselves. >> listen to the next segment.
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>> while talking amongst yourselveses. >> time for the political gut check. the stories you need out of washington and around the country. first mitt romney campaigned in the 2012 presidential election on getting rid of president obama's health care law. while attending his first political fund-raiser since the election he advised against plans by fellow are you ables trying to do that. what's going on? we talked about this yesterday a little bit. it seems mitt romney is joining the chorus with other big names and presidential hopefuls, marco rubio included, who want to shut down the government if the health care law isn't te funded. the question is i don't think mitt romney is the guy that marco rubio and rand paul and ted cruz are trying to talk to and appease in this debate. >> no. they are trying to speak to their tea party backers. but it's interesting to hear
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mitt romney weigh in, even though you would say, he's not the most influential republican there is. i think this is intriguing. he doesn't have maybe the political ax to grind he once did. he 's talking about the realities of what happened if they are trying to vote to defund obama care and attach it to the spending bills for the government. he said, you will have soldiers who won't get paid, seniors who are worried about medicare and social security. he's right. these are the images the obama administration could put out there. these are the images that republican leaders saying, we don't want to shut down the government. this is what they are worrying about, too. >> if he's right and he thinks republicans will be to blame if this happens and they will pay in the next election if the government is shut down then why are they pushing for this the raw politics of it seem obvious. >> they are pushing because it's popular with the folks who
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backed them. even if the republicans don't go ahead and force a shut-down of the government, marco rubio, rand paul, ted cruz have still managed to appeal to those who backed them. >> at least they get to make the statement. >> it's not always about the end game. >> we talked about the president visiting jay leno. one interesting topic is president side stepped the question about hillary clinton. they had lunch. there is a lot of buzz about 2016. when asked if she was measuring the drapes the president said, she's been there before. she doesn't need to measure. there is no benefit for him to jump into presidential politics. joe biden is his vice president and hillary clinton is a friend. >> did you ever have two friends running for student council and the anguish of who you would support for secretary of the student council. it's like that on steroids.
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but not really. these are two folks who are or were important members of his administration. he's walking a fine line. i don't think you see him weigh in until the nominee is decided in 2016. if he's not popular he may take a back seat. >> a loft conversation is it's unlikely that both joe biden and hillary clinton will be in the primary. that will likely be hammered out oh first. >> i don't know. it could be really interesting. >> it will be interesting regardless. but will there be a fight? we'll see. thank you very much. great to have you in new york. >> definitely. >> we'll take a break. when we come back, stunning details about the final seconds of southwest flight 345. what the captain tried to do when the jet was just 400 feet from impact. >> an american in italy
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welcome back, everybody. we have new details for you from inside the cockpit of the southwest flight that hard landed at laguardia airport last month. federal investigators say the captain took the controls from the copilot moments before the jet slammed nose first into the runway. renee is in washington with more. what are the latest developments here? >> reporter: good morning, chris. investigators are closer to understanding what caused the crash at laguardia. believe me it was ugly. we saw the pictures of oh sparks flying, the plane skidding and of course the passengers being tossed back and forth. now we have new information that the captain of southwest 345 took over the controls from the
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copilot in the final seconds before touchdown. the switch happened when the plane was below 400 feet. that means the plane was likely about 30 to 40 seconds from touchdown. pilots i spoke to say it is rare to have a change like that so late in the game. the final seconds are critical in randing. the question now for investigators, what made the captain so uncomfortable that he felt he needed to take control? we are also learning more about the pilots. the pilot was ex appearance ed, had flown with the airline for 13 years. this was only his second flight into laguardia. he had flown into laguardia six times for the year. >> it doesn't sound good with these developments.
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that's the obvious point. the question becomes what does it mean in terms of the analysis of fault? what are you hearing about how investigators are viewing this information in terms of accountability for the airline? >> i spoke with a couple of pilots. they say they didn't believe the fact that the pilot was flying into laguardia for the first time was a factor and that the crew was flying together for the second time flying into lagarde yachlt he h said, look, they are all trained to land planes no matter what the airport is. they have the equipment in the cockpit to make it happen. it's like me doing a story for the first time on a topic that may not be on my beat. i can still do the story. they didn't believe that was a factor, chris. >> all right. obviously they have to figure things out and do their best to be sure it doesn't happen again. i appreciate the reporting. >> sure. >> kate, over to you. >> let's go around the world
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starting in germany where u.s. military planes landed after help hing americans evacuate from yemen. here's more. >> the u.s. has evacuated what it calls nonessential person nel from the embassy in yemen. two military planes carrying 90 american citizens arrived here in germany on tuesday. this as u.s. embassies and consulates remain closed across the middle east and africa. u.s. special forces on alert in case al qaeda follows through on a command to do something. a message intercepted by u.s. intelligence. kate? >> thank you very much. now to russia where edward snowden is adjusting to his new life there. he could be getting visitors soon. >> reporter: snowden's russian lawyers said he sent an oh official document to his father inviting him to russia. that's a necessary step in the process of applying for a russian visa.
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the lawyer said he sent invitations to a number of other people as well. h he won't say who. snowden's father is expected here in september, around the same time president obama is scheduled to visit moscow. back to you. we all know the statement, look but don't touch. outrage in italy after an american tourist accidentally broke off a finger of a 600-year-old statue in a florence museum. dan rivers has the latest. >> reporter: an american tourist in florence is in trouble after snapping a finger off a priceless medieval sculpture. he was attempting to measure a finger of the virgin mary and snapped it off inadvertently. the head of the museum says the fundamental rules for visiting museums have been forgotten -- namely, do not touch the works. the tourist could face a hefty fine. back to you.
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>> i guess we should find out. why do you need to measure the pinky of a 600-year-old statue? >> better than it sounded though. i thought it was just vandalism. like the ugly american going and breaking this art. at least it seems like it was some part of, you know, if you're measuring it maybe there was a decent reason. >> maybe. we'll give them the benefit of the doubt though he won't have any sympathy with that fine. >> you know how we love odd couples? this is an odd oh couple. a guy who specializes in acrobatics freaks out his friend who is terrified of flying. this is our must see moment next. come cry with me. we'll be right back. ining au natural. with new all natural lean cuisine honestly good. it's frozen like you've never seen. they've stripped down to only natural ingredients.
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>> here's the choreography. spin, spin, spin. then scream, scream, scream. the guy's high pitched squeals make today's must see moment so extra brilliant. here is the question. how strong is their friendship now? >> i was going to say. that is a loose definition of friend. maybe he's trying to get him over the fear. that's a healthy fear to have. [ screaming ] >> who put out the video? >> they both did. i'm betting. >> let's comment on the screaming. can you scream that high? >> of course not. it would be a violation of man law to scream that way. >> don't question his manhood. >> what else do you question ? >> that's too good. >> that's it. >> maybe i'm wrong. coming up, president obama not joking around during his visit with leno oh. he's talking about terror threats, snowden and hillary clinton. >> and a manhunt in california
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individually. cooper said he hopes people judge him on the future, not his past going forward. he apologized for his actions once again. he didn't seek forgiveness. he said the situation is on him and it's up to him to prove he's not that person. a-rod played in his second game since deciding to appeal the decision for performance enhancing drugs. chris hail hit him in the elbow. the chicago crowd let out a big cheer. they love seeing a-rod get plunked. yankees lose again. go to bleacher report.com to see where a-rod ranks among the biggest scandals in sports history. as the this continue it is to develop the scandal gets worse and worse. >> he's got a banged-up elbow today. >> the question is baseball is doing it to try to help the sport but it will hurt the sport as you take on the biggest stars, fans aren't happy. >> fans are clearly upset.
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>> this could drag out until november. >> thank you. >> always a pleasure, andy. >> always a pleasure. ♪ >> hear the mumusic? >> time for the rock block. first up -- >> let's look in the new york post. the twitter effect. a new side says live tweets about a primetime television comedy or drama can boost a show's ratings. elementary schools send ing a message. do not request your favorite teacher. more schools are skipping parental input. in the washington post, dolphins have the best memory in the animal kingdom. a study says they can remember friends after 20 years apart. time uh for business news. >> the dow set to fall for a third straight day. the central bank has pulled back on the stimulus program as soon as next month. the department of justice suing bank of oh oh america.
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midatlantic and northeast with one or two incheses of rain tonight. in through the next couple of days, it hurts to say it when you're close to the weekend to talk about rain. i'm sorry. >> everyone blames you. tough being a meteorologist? >> but i don't get credit when it's nice. >> thank you very much. now the top of the hour, so it's time for the top news. hannah, if you have a chance, you take it. you run. >> let my daughter go. the dramatic plea from a father. his children kidnapped allegedly by this man. their mother killed. new details on oh the desperate efforts to save them. >> new overnight. president obama speaking out for the first time on why the u.s. shut down embassies across the middle east. and why relations with russia are so tense. >> near tragedy. pop singer usher's son almost
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accused ft. hood killer major nidil hasan. what does this mean for the rest of his court-martial? we'll speak with his civil attorney coming up. and the voicemails from just one of the 11 women who say san diego mayor bob filner made unwanted sexual advances toward them. we'll play the voicemails ahead. >> and we'll speak with senator schumer. a t lot to cover. immigration, simmering tensions with russia. new charges in the benghazi attack and of course anthony weiner. he'll join us this hour. first up, a heart broken father urging his missing daughter to run if she gets the chance. police believe 16-year-old hannah anderson and possibly her brother ethan were kidnapped by murder suspect james dimaggio who is now the target of a massive manhunt. gi mel marquez is live in san
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diego with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. time is critical here. they believe he is dangerous and possibly armed. dozens of tips have come in to the sheriff's office here. they just need the one in order to bring it to a conclusion. overnight a vigil of hope for children allegedly kidnapped by this man, james dimaggio. >> we miss you, hannah. we're here, praying for you. >> reporter: following an emotion al appeal from the children's father brett anderson. >> jim, i can't fathom what you were thinking. the damage is done. i'm begging you to let my daughter go. you have taken everything else. >> reporter: speaking to jim dimaggio, the man who investigators believe killed anderson's ex-kind of wife and possibly his 8-year-old son. then kidnapped his 16-year-old daughter hannah. >> hannah, we love you very
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much. if you have a chance, you take it. you run. you'll be found. >> reporter: the body of the children's mother, 42-year-old christina anderson was found on sunday night inside dimaggio's burning home. investigators believe dimaggio set the fire. deputies found the body of a child who has not been identified. the case leading to california's first statewide amber alert over smartphones late monday night. road signs calling motorist attention to the nationwide alert. investigators anxious to catch a break. >> it's safe to say he's a dangerous person. armed or not it would be safe to assume he is armed. we are asking members of the public who may believe they see him, don't attempt to contact or oh detain him. just call 911. >> reporter: investigators now updating pictures of the kids and the alleged kidnapper. even a mock-up of a bald james dimaggio in case he shaved his head to disguise his appearance. investigators say he was in a
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blue nissan versa. he may have changed the car by now. in addition to changing his appearance as well. that of 16-year-old hannah's appearance may be changed. if her 8-year-old brother ethan is with them his appearance may be different. if you have a suspicion, believe you see them, call 911. don't confront. kate? >> why, oh, why? miguel we'll try to get more answers. we'll talk with a member of the san diego county sheriff's department about the latest on the search. >> few this morning president obama is defending his decision to shut down nearly two dozen consulates and embassies in the middle east. he picked an interesting forum to take on the tough issues. an appearance with jay leno. he insisted the closures and a travel alert were necessary. cnn white house correspondent brianna kieler is here with the latest. it's unusual for the president to talk difficult things on a
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comedy appearance. >> it is. but it's become regular for him to appear on late night tv. this is his fourth say appearance as a sitting president. one reason he likes it is there is such a wide audience. it's an easier interview than one on one with a journalist. he was also able the to talk about many different things from the economy to the terror threat in the middle east to the nsa surveillance program and, yes, hillary clinton. ♪ >> reporter: in his first remarks on oh the al qaeda terror threat president obama insisting the u.s. is not overreacting in closing 19 embassies through the end of the week. >> how significant is this threat? >> well, it's significant enough
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that we are taking every precaution. >> reporter: the president making his sixth appearance on leno reassuring americans they should feel safe traveling abroad but should be prudent. while not saying the controversial program turned up the latest threat information the president called it a critical component to counterterrorism. >> we don't have a domestic spying program. what we do have are mechanisms where we can track a phone number or an e-mail address that we know is connected to a terrorist threat. that information is useful. >> reporter: the president confirmed that he will attend the g-20 summit next week in russia but expressed disappointment in russia's decision to grant asylum to nsa leaker edward snowden the. >> it's important not to prejudge something. hopefully at some point he'll go to trial, will have a lawyer and due process and we can make those decisions. >> reporter: while the u.s. and russia have cooperated most recently on the boston marathon
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bombing situation, the relationship is complicated. >> there are times when they slip back into the cold war thinking and mentality. i tell them that's in the past. >> reporter: it is unclear if he will visit moscow for a meeting with putin before the g-20 summit. >> it wasn't all serious stuff. this is late night television. president obama was asked about hillary rodham clinton. he joked that she has a post administration glow. leno asked, hey, when she came over was she measuring the drapes. he said, she's been there. she doesn't have to measure them. >> she has the measurements in her pocket. >> she know it is size of the drapes. >> thanks. now to texas where a shocking start to the court-martial or major nidil hasan. he wasted no time admitting he was the ft. hood shooter in opening statements. charged with 13 counts of murder, 32 counts of attempted murder, he is acting ass i own attorney. we'll talk to his civil attorney in a moment.
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first we have the latest from texas on the court-martial. hi, ed. >> reporter: good morning, kate. this is hardly your typical murder trial. military prosecutors are fighting for the death penalty in this case. but major nidil hasan is fighting his own war, trying to justify why he killed 13 and wounded more than 30 others. this morning, military prosecutors will continue calling survivors of the ft. hood massacre to testify against major nidil hasan. there is heavy security for the court-martial. the courthouse is blocked by stacks of sand baskets and rows of massive steel containers. major hasan is flown in by helicopter from the nearby jail that he's being held. major nidal hasan quickly admitted to killing defensive
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fellow soldiers. the evidence will clearly show i am the shooter, he declared in opening statements. prosecutors say he felt a jihad duty and he was preparing to fight in afghanistan. then the first shooting victim testified, staff sergeant lunsford, shot seven times. he testified major hasan is turning the weapon on me. he has a laser on his weapon. it goes across my line of sight. i blink. he discharges his weapon, the first round, and i'm hit in the head. hasan hit him six more times while running for the board. even shooting him while he was receiving first aid outside the rampage. at the conclusion, the two locked eyes. when asked if major hasan had questions for the witness hasan said, i have no questions. military prosecutors laid out incredible detail about how
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hasan carried out the massacre including the 420 rounds of ammunition he brought to the building that day hidden in 16 magazine cartridges. one thing that stuck out to people is that hasan went through the trouble of using paper towels in the pocket so other soldiers couldn't hear the magazines in his pockets. he was trying to hide the sounds before the rampage. chris? >> thank you very much for the reporting. what seems like a painful but simple case could be greatly complicated by major hasan taking up his own defense. let's get perspective. joining me from austin is his former criminal attorney and current civil attorney john galligan. thanks for joining us. the obvious concern with major hasan defending himself is competency. do you have concerns about his ability to be his own attorney? >> i do not. i think he's competent. his mental acuity, ability to
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recall facts is not in question. i have greater concerns about what i believe is an ever declining status in terms of his physical health h. over the period of four years i have noticed a substantial decline in his physical health. >> the concern is that this trial stands the test of scrutiny that it was justice under law. do you believe at the end of the t trial there will not be an issue on appeal that hasan wasn't physically capable, mentally or emotion ally capable? >> i think there will be substantial issues on appeal. this this is a death penalty case. the army has an abysmal record in death penalty cases. the most glaring oh omission in due process for major hasan is the judge's ruling in advance that she told him he won't be
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per emitted to present defense. >> he can't use the taliban as his defense. she didn't believe it qualified under law as an assertible defense. >> well, she's basically told him in advance of any evidence being presented she has no intent of instructing the jurors -- look, it's a death penalty case. i believe every criminal defendant should have the right to present a defense. to the extent he believes his actions can be justified in a certain sense, whether it's accepted as being a successful defense. in the final analysis, i believe the ultimate determination comeses from the jurors. >> there is no question -- >> she silenced him. >> let's talk about why, because it matters. you used the word justifiable. you're a seasoned attorney. i know you understand justifiable means something in the law.
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certainly your reason for why you kill, that you did it to defend the taliban or defend the wizard of oz doesn't matter in terms of justifying the killing. that's not a real defense here. it's just the concern of the judge that it's an ability for him to injure victims and spread propaganda. isn't it? >> to the extent his mental state or he believes it justified his actions in the case of a death penalty case should be properly presented to the ultimate finder of fact and the people who have to determine whether or not he should be put to death. i'm concerned that down the road his sixth amendment right in that regard has been frustrated by the judge's ruling. >> how? explain that for the audience that isn't attorneys. not to interrupt you but we are in different places. explain to our audience why his right to confront his accuserers
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and present his defense would be compromised by not being able to say i tried to kill as many people as possible to help the taliban. >> well, first of all, you've got to remember what the judge's ruling was. she said you're not going to be permitted to argue or present evidence. obviously a defendant can present evidence in ways other than individually taking the stand. she's effectively said he h wasn't going to be permitted to present evidence. i think had he been permitted to do so he could have presented evidence that would have at least substantiated h his view that the wars may have been illegal. the occupation or oh the military forces have resulted in the death, destruction and killing of many innocent individuals. look, whether it's successful in the final analysis is a separate issue. i just believe that every criminal defendant has the right. i think it's been denied here.
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let's not forget also the this is a defendant -- >> go ahead. finish your point, please. >> i'm also concerned that, again, given the con oh text of the military history in the death penalty arena, it is not uniformly applied. this is an individual who's been denied the opportunity to plead guilty, b even to the 32 noncapital offenses. pleading guilty is a first step toward re habitation. a factor that a jury might consider as a mitigating factor. i think the full context t of his mental state and evidence that might support much of what he believes are factors that additionally could be considered by a jury as being mitt gagt. let's not forget that the it's easy to hate major hasan. the more difficult and necessary thing is to try to understand him. i can assure you there are millions of muslims in the world who feel exactly like him. >> i understand. >> i don't believe in this court-martial you're going to
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hear from him. >> you will hear from him every day because he's his own counsel. we'll leave it there. we are short on time. i appreciate the conversation. i hope we get to have it again. thank you for coming on "new day". >> thank you very much. >> appreciate it. there is a lot of news to tell you about. we don't want to take time from that. >> chris, thank you very much. federal authorities said to be filing the first criminal charges in connection with the deadly terror attack on oh the u.s. diplomatic compound in benghazi oh, libya. sources say among several suspects charged is ahma ahmad kattala. the other s were not identified. in less than an hour, the cleveland home where ariel castro held three women captive for more than a decade will be torn down. this is a live look at the home. the house of horrors on seymour avenue. castro is sentence ed to life plus 1,000 years in prison without the possibility of
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>> the aunt of oh gina dejesus was on the crave and made the first hit. clearly it's symbolic. he held these women in the home for more than a decade. they say the democrat the ligs will take all day. the process begins for the families and the community that has been suffering ever since this horrific story came out of the capture and kidnapping. >> obviously they want to try to remove any trace of the memory of what happened in the that house that was the so terrible for so long. this is the obvious way. the community will heal as will the victims for some time. we wanted to show you the latest. >> we'll watch it and follow it throughout the morning. >> all right. welcome back to "new day." we do it with a cnn exclusive. a shocking voicemail. two servicewomen who were sexually assaulted in the military say they were sexually harassed by san diego's mayor filner when they returned home.
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kyung lah joins us now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, chris. it's important to point out about these women and what's different from the other accusations made against bob filner is who they are. they are retired and former military. victims of military rape. they allege the then congressman abused his position of power leaving at least one an unwanted voicemail. >> it's your new favorite congressman bob filner. the one who fell in love with
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you. >> reporter: the voice sounded like then congressman bob filner. donna fernandez met him at a women's veteran event but it's not just the voicemail. it's how he made advances and to whom. >> we felt we could trust him because he's fighting for our cause. >> reporter: she's a retired u.s. air force master sergeant and said she was raped three times in the military. geri tindley was in the army and said she was also raped. they and up to six other veterans say filner met them at gatherings for victims and made unwanted advances from verbal passes to groping. >> we are all victims of military sexual assault. it appears to me he was targeting this organization and hitting on the women in this organization because they were easy prey. he's part of an organization against sexual assault and sexual violence towards women and sexual harassment but he's doing the very thing we are fighting to make stop in our service and our country. >> reporter: do you feel he was using his power to prey on the women of this organization? >> i do. he didn't have our backs. he was looking at our backs.
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>> he had our fronts. it's wrong. why would you come here with us and do what you did? why? is it a turn-on? >> reporter: the 70-year-old, ten-term congressman served as chairman of the committee. now after a year of being elected san diego's mayor he's in a two-week treatment program. his chief of staff wouldn't speak about the allegations. >> would you come back out and chat with me? >> i will do my best. i will let you know. >> reporter: in case you're wondering after that door closed we never saw her again. filner's attorney also had no comment s. chris? >> thank you for the reporting. no one can hide from this story, not with 11 different women coming out. it is a big enough story we are not just doing it on "new day." more of the story tonight at
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>> > welcome back to "new day," everyone. >> good morning. we are here with michaela pereira. >> good morning. >> chuck schumer is here. we'll talk about everything from immigration to what we should do about russia ahead. >> plus, this is a situation you don't want to be in. locked in a coffin and dropped from a plane at 14,000 feet. it's not an accident. it's on purpose. you will meet the dare devil who pulled off the feat. a lot of news. let's get to it. >> something emotion al. breaking news as a house of horrors comes tumbling down. live pictures of the demolition happening with ariel castro's house. the house of horrors. the man who kidnap the three young women. gina dejesus's aunt took the first hit on the house.
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she had assistance in operating the crane. a beautiful symbolic move. there's michelle knight. she arrived with balloons she handed out to neighbors. it's not clear what they are planning to do with the land. that effort continues today. you can imagine it is quite an emotional scene. >> concern for the well-being of a california teen taken after her mother was murder ed. police are looking for james dimaggio. there is the alleged abductor. the children's father making a desperate plea to dimaggio, a former close friend saying i'm begging you to let my daughter go. you have taken everything else. then to his missing 16-year-old daughter hannah he said, if you have a chance, you take it. run. authorities in switzerland investigating a hot air balloon crash that killed is son of a wealthy american family. 55-year-old grant adamson died in the crash. the balloon was carrying he and
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his family when it krshed into an electric line. his wife and children were air lifted to a hospital with life threatening injuries. the plane that crash landed at new york's laguardia airport had the pilots swap controls shortly after landing. that move is unusual. the ntsb didn't reveal the explanation for it. we are told it was the captain's second flight into laguardia. finally a cardboard cop oh is fighting crime. it's the image of a real life officer. the station is having problems with bike theft. since the cardboard officer went on 24-hour duty, bike thefts are way down. the officer is glad it's help heing. getting the job done. >> he's scary. >> imposing. even as a cutout.
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>> that's good. >> only solution to the tough situations. let's talk about a tough situation. immigration reform seems hopelessly stalled in the house. it is not clear when or if the house will pick up the bill. chuck schumer is one of the gang of eight working for immigration reform. er senator, welcome to "new day." >> good morning. great to be here. this is the nicest set i have been on in any morning show in all the 30 years i have done politics. very nice. >> high praise. >> it's really nice. has that new york touch. tham let's talk about immigration reform. you have been working hard for it. your friend, colleague in congress, mr. boehner says let's break up the bill so people get what they want. why doesn't that make sense given the opposition involved? half of you say it's about getting people out. half say it's about help heing people stay in.
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why not do it his way? >> we would prefer a big comprehensive bill but nay any way the house can get there is okay by us. i'm optimistic we'll get it done. i have had a lot of discussions with various members of both parties in the house. things are moving in the right direction. the initial reaction was the house won't-take up any bill. that would have been bad -- no bill. now they are doing it in pieces. a couple of the pieces are similar to our bill on agriculture and high tech. others will be different. if we can get together and compromise, that's a good thing. this august you have very conservative parts of the country lobbying heavily for republican house members. you have the high tech industry, the chambers of commerce that go against democrats. you have the catholic church, the evangelicals, the big farmers. >> maybe a rationale for bills. the reason i'm coming back is
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your party has been stuck on we want one big debill. it's interesting to hear you say you would look at smaller bills. >> if they pass individual smaller bills they will get agglomerated. i'm not dictating to the house what to do. there are bottom lines for us. we need a path to citizenship. we need to reform the broken system. that's the issue here. everyone knows the system is broken b. we let people cross the border who take jobs from americans. it's backward. whatever bill we end up with will fix it. i think a lot of republican colleagues realize what we did is closer. they say no amnesty. we don't have it. >> let me ask you about a developing situation i know you
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have been watching closely as well. john mccain, lindsey graham have been on the ground in egypt. they say this was a military coup. they are warning that maybe congress should be pulling that $1.5 billion of aid to egypt. do you believe it's a coup? >> i agree with the administration. john and lindsay are among my best friends. we have worked together on many issues. but chem. democracy is complicated. if 51% of the people vote to take away the rights of 49% of the people that's not democracy. i don't have much faith in mar see. i think he took away rights, tried to do this exclusively the way he wanted. you can't do that in a diverse country like egypt. i'm hopeful the military people in there don't want to stay.
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i don't agree. >> do you agree about what to do with russia -- go in and do the g-20, taking a slap in the face. >> no. i think the number one thing we can and should do -- and i urge the administration to -- is not have the one on one talks with mr. putin. what's the point? >> do you get a sense the president will reconsider? >> i think they are looking at it seriously. putin doesn't deserve the respect after what he's done with snowden. he goes out of the way to stick a knife into the united states. he's trying to make russia a big power again. there are good and bad ways to do it. good waysings build up the economy. create freedom and strength. bad way, step on somebody else's back. that's what he h's doing. to show him respect at the bilateral talks makes no sense. i would reiterate my call. go to the g-20. i wish they hadn't but that depended on a lot of allies who
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were skittish. the bilateral summit with president putin is a decision we can make. we should pull it. >> what do you want to to see done with snowden? tooung we'll see him in the states? >> i hope we will. whether or not you agree with his outlook on things he's not doing this the right way. he's a coward. consorting with russia, ecuador and china. countries that have fewer rights to privacy than we do. the people great people at the time who did passive resistance, martin luther king, ghandi and daniel elsburg. they stayed here, made their case and took a trial. he's a coward. >> his father says he doesn't think he'll get a fair trial. >> if you don't believe america has fair trials you are different from 99.9% of america. i don't agree with him. i don't think hardly any
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american agrees with him. he'll get a fair trial and get a chance to make his point better than slinking away to moscow. >> another situation that's been pushed back from the party is what happened in benghazi. without getting into details of benghazi because it's controversial and we don't know enough yet but we did a great special on cnn about it. >> of course. >> do you see we may have seen trets this time with consulates closing. is that a good way to talk about benghazi? >> i think the state department was being super cautious given the information we found. i agree with the decision to close the embassies. when it comes to terrorism i'm a new yorker. we have experienced it. you can't be too careful. >> lesson learned? >> i don't know if you would say lesson learned. as you know, there were indictments. i can't talk about them. they are classified.
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i think there's been a lot of discussion about benghazi, fingers pointed. what many most americans want is what the administration is doing. that is bring to justice the people who did the act. >> regarding the latest threat, the president has said we have al qaeda on the run. but does this latest threat show the statement was premature and we under estimated the strength of al qaeda and its affiliates? >> al qaeda has been designated in iraq and afghanistan, largely by drones. now we are focusing attention on yemen. it's al qaeda via the arabian peninsula which did this. give us time and they will be decimated as well. we are very good at figuring out what the terrorists are doing and thwarting the plot. i don't know if this is the case but often times they will announce we heard about this and if it stops it from happening maybe that's why it was announced. we are doing a good job.
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al qaeda has to flee to other nations. >> there is criticism on the president that he was premature. do you think it's unfair? >> the president has been tougher than anybody else. remember, george bush wouldn't fw let the drone go into pakistan and al qaeda flourished. the president has the same tact in yemen and it's working. >> it changed the complexion of the campaign for then senator obama when he was pushed in an interview to say, yes, if pakistan doesn't do what we need to do we'll do it ourselves. very provocative. >> he followed through on it to the benefit of everyone in america. >> i was the one asking him. thank you very much for being on "new day." >> up next, singer usher's 5-year-old son recovering in an atlanta hospital oh after being sucked into the drain of a swimming pool. we'll tell you his progress know sis and things you need to know
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welcome back to "new day," everyone. a terrifying swimming pool accident at the home of r & b superstar usher. the singer's 5-year-old son trapped under water after being sucked into oh the pool's drain. the child is recovering in a hospital. we have the latest from los angeles. what's the latest? >> reporter: well, kate, police say usher went to the hospital
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to be with his son right after the near drowning. the boy's mother is telling cnn he's okay. investigators say they have to reason to believe there is any criminal aspect to the case. one thing is for sure, this is every parent's worst nightmare. >> is he breathing? >> is he breathing? [ crying ] >> reporter: he h is music superstar usher's 5-year-old son. >> he's breathing. >> all right. stay with me. >> reporter: the frantic 911 call was placed by the boy's aunt in atlanta. usher raymond, v, fell to the bottom of the pool where he became stuck in the drain. >> what's the status of your emergency. >> my nephew was in the pool. he went -- i couldn't get him. i tried to get him. >> reporter: police say two contractors working inside the house came to the rescue. >> they got him out now doing cpr on him. >> reporter: police say the child was alert, conscious and breathing when taken to the
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hospital. connecticut mom karen cohen six years ago herb 6-year-old son died in a pool train accident. >> once you're stuck it's 450 to 900 pounds of pressure. >> reporter: cakaren and her husband started the zach foundation to raise awareness. >> the d for drain safety and a is for adult supervision and b for barriers around bodies of water. c is for classes. >> reporter: like cpr that saved usher's son. the mega star can relate to a loss of a child. his 11-year-old stepson died after a boating accident. the singer spoke about the tragedy with oprah. >> reporter: less than a year later one of his other sons is recovering from a pool accident that could have been much worse. from 1999 to 2011, a report shows that there were 106
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victims of what's known as circular entrapment. to put all this into perspective, breaking the suction of drains can feel like lifting 500 pounds. so, experts say it's really important to have one of these anti-entrapment covers to go over the pool drain that cost about $20 or so. another thing to point out, kate, it's unclear exactly what safety measures may or may not have been in place at the pool where usher's son nearly drowned. >> all you can wish is that he is recovering this morning. >> remember that, if you have a pool, it probably has a drain on the bottom. that is the dangerous one. that is the cover that bubbles up. >> the flat surface that creates the suction. >> if you have a pool, check out a drain. if you don't have a bubble one and you have kids, it's a cheap replacement. coming up on "new day" you remember this house? >> oh, yeah. >> anybody, anybody? this is the house from fers
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you're not just looking for a house. you're looking for a place for your life to happen. >> the damage is done. i'm begging you to let my daughter go. a father's message to his daughter held captive by this man who killed her mother and now on the run with two children. new details this morning. late night news. president obama comes out with some of his strongest words yet against russia and new information on why the u.s. shut down embassies across the middle
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east. cheating death. the amazing video. an escape artist handcuffed, locked and then thrown out of a plane. his daring escape all caught on camera. your "new day" continues right now. what you need to know -- >> there is no spying on americans. we don't have a domestic spying program. what you just have to see. >> everybody could help. little kids, big kids, even grownups. one step at a time. this is "new day" with chris cuomo, kate bolduan and michaela pereira. >> good morning, welcome back to "new day." it's wednesday, august 7th. i'm kate bolduan. >> i'm chris cuomo and we're here with our news anchor michaela pereira. take a look at your screen. this is the house where ariel
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castro has held three women. another victim, michelle knight arrived with balloons. we're going to bring you there live. plus, this. if you had to choose between saving your dog and saving your spouse, which would you choose? when this family boat started to sink, the husband chose the dog. does he have bad priorities or are we rushing to judgment? >> you have to think about that one, don't you? also check this out. oprah returning to the big screen. the starring role in this new movie called "the butler" and nischelle turner sat down with the queen of media to talk about this film and also to talk about oprah's own experiences with racism. really interesting conversation the two of them had. we'll bring that to you. breaking news, though, right now. the demolition of ariel castro's house. the horrors that went on in
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there for so long for these three women. now survivors and family members are there. this time for good reason, taking it down. gina dajesus oprerating a crane with some help. carrying yellow balloons which she handed to neighbors and people on the street. she also made a statement. take a listen. >> it is important to be here today because nobody was there for me when i was missing and i want the people out there, including the mothers, they can have strength and they can have hope and their child will come back. >> what she has lived through. boy, that does give hope. remember, less than one week ago castro was sentenced to life in prison plus 1,000 years. no possibility of parole. cnn's martin savidge is live in cleveland. good morning, martin. >> good morning, chris. yes, it's not often that people celebrate the tearing down of a house. of course, this house is the big ceptio on seymour.
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they were cheering at 7:17 when peggy, the aunt, you mentioned, took the first swipe using that escoivat excavator. >> it was important to be here today because nobody was there for me when i was missing. and i want the people out there to know, including the mothers, that they can have strength. >> all right, martin, obviously, this is something the community there very much needed and i'm sure they're going to come out in big numbers today to symbolically say it's over for us. appreciate the reporting from there this morning, martin. let's get the latest on the manhunt in california for a suspected killer there. police are desperately searching for this man. 40-year-old james demauimaggio murdered a family friend and may
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have taken off with her teenage daughter and son. in a moment we'll talk with a member of the san diego sheriff department to get an update. first, miguel marquez is reporting live from san diego. good morning, miguel. >> mr. dimaggio is considered dangerous and possibly armed. the dozens of tips have come in and they just need that one to bring this to an end. overnight, a vigil of hope for children allegedly kidnapped by this man. james dimaggio. >> we all miss you, hannah. we love you so much. we're here. we're all together and we're all praying for you. >> reporter: following an emotional appeal from the children's father, brett anderson. >> jim, i can't fathom what you were thinking. the damage is done. i'm begging you to let my daughter go. you've taken everything else. >> reporter: speaking directly to jim dimaggio, the man who investigators believe killed anderson's ex-wife and possibly
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his 8-year-old son. then kidnapped his 16-year-old daughter, hannah. >> hannah, we all love you very much. if you have a chance, you take it. you run. you'll be found. >> reporter: the body of the children's mother, 42-year-old christina anderson was found on sunday night, inside dimaggio's burning home. investigators believe dimaggio set the fire. deputies also found the body of a child who has not been identified. the case leading to california's first statewide amber alert over smartphones monday night. road signs turning motorists' attorney to roadside alerts. >> it is safe to say he is a very dangerous person. armed or not, safe to assume he is armed. we are asking members of the public who may see him, don't attempt to contact him and just call 911. >> reporter: investigators now updating pictures of the kids and the alleged kidnapping.
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even a mockup of a bald james dimaggio just in case he shaved his head to disguise his appearance. dimaggio was in a blue nissan versa. he may have changed his appearance and hannah may have changed her appearance and her 8-year-old brother, ethan. investigators say if you have a suspicion, if you have a believe, call 911. do not confront him. back to you guys. >> all right, miguel, thank you so much for that reporting. let's bring in lieutenant of san diego sheriff homicide department to get the latest on this, obviously, developing situation. lieutenant, thank you so much for joining us this morning. so, a couple things. a bit of confusion it seems or it seems confusing. at the moment, are you still looking for two children being abducted by this suspect james dimaggio? >> we are looking for two people. we believe that dimaggio abducted both children.
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there is a possibility that the child's remains found in the burned out home there is that of ethan. but we just don't know. we haven't been able to make a positive i.d. at this point. as far as we're concerned, we're looking for two children. i don't want any of the public to think if they see someone fitting the description of dimaggio and hannah it's not them because ethan isn't with them. but we're holding out hope that ethan is still alive and okay with hannah and hopefully we'll be able to get them both back. >> now, he's still on the run with, as you believe, two children, possibly. what is your best guidance to where they are and where they're heading? >> we're not sure. there's been some information that has gone out that they would be heading to either texas or canada. really, we don't know. we're casting a really wide net in hopes of wherever they are, they'll be found. we don't want to focus or have the public focus in one area and
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they could be anywhere at this point. >> are you getting tips from the public? is the public being helpful? >> yes, we've been getting tips since literally two minutes after the amber alert went out in california. i was actually at the boulevard substation and within probably two minutes of the amber alert going out they received two calls with people calling in tips. we are following up on every tip. so far no positive sightings but we're holding out hope that someone will see them and we'll be able to end this situation quickly. >> everyone is wondering why. the family members of the andersons, dimaggio has known them for years. what more are you learning about his connection to the family and to the children? >> from what we know, the families, the family was very close with dimaggio. bret, the children's dad, considered him a very good friend. i've heard a best friend. he was very close with ms.
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anderson, also. we don't know at this point what the motive was. we have some theories, however, nothing concrete to back up those there ories. >> what are the theories? what are the hints you're working off of? >> i can't go into detail what our theories are because we don't have any evidence to support it. we'll just have to wait and hopefully when we get a hold of dimaggio, we'll be able to speak with him and find out what was driving him to to this. >> now, do you have any indication why the children, why christina, their mother, was there that night? >> no, we don't have any information. we don't know if they went there willingly or taken there. the dimaggio residence is about an hour's drive from where christina and the children live. and at this point, we don't know why they were at the dimaggio's residence. from what we understand, they were over there quite often and
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we don't know if this was a normal visit or something else to it. >> before we let you go, i want to make sure we get as much information out there as possible. what information do you want people to keep an eye out for and make sure they send into the sheriff department if they see anything? what kind of information do you want to send out this morning? >> this is critical. we followed up every investigative lead and we continue to follow up every investigative lead we can. what this case may come down to for its conclusion is a member of the public seeing something, calling it in and leaving law enforcement to contact them. the pictures have been widely circulated. we're looking for dimaggio, hannah and hopefully ethan. if anybody sees anything that they believe might be them, please, call 911. if we don't want anybody to try to contact them, you know, go up and talk to them, find out if it is them. we consider him to be an extremely dangerous person and we would rather have the contact
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done by law enforcement so it will be a little safer. if anybody has any other information rather than a recent citing to please contact the san diego sheriff department at 974-2321. >> you're looking at an area from texas to canada. a huge area for people to keep an eye out for all across the conthis mo country. thank you, lieutenant, for your time. >> thank you. let's get to the other news developing at this hour. good morning, michaela. >> making news, president obama defending his decision to shut down 19 embassies and consulates in the arab world. on the appearance with "tonight show" with jay leno, he was saying say ing it was not an overreaction. >> there are things we can do to keep the pressure on these networks that would try to injure americans and the first thing i think about when i wake up and the last thing i think
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about when i go to bed, i'm doing everything i can to keep americans safe. >> stressing the importance of using caution and common sense if you're vacationing abroad. a stunning admission at the start of major nidal hasan acting as his own attorney saying, i am the shooter. killing 13 people and wounding 32 others in that massacre at ft. hood, texas, in 2009. now, if convicted, he could become the first active duty serviceman executed in more than 50 years. u.s. prosecutors filing a sealed criminal complaint in connection with the deadly attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi. sources telling cnn several suspects have been charged, including a prominent libyan militia leader. the white house not saying whether any of the suspects have been taken into custody. as you recall, four people were killed in that attack last september including the u.s. ambassador to libya, christopher
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stevens. things getting pretty ugly between new york mayoral hopefuls. check out the testy exchange between anthony weiner and george mcconnell. >> okay. there you go. >> apparently, it doesn't end there. "new york daily news" said he called him a self pleasuring freak. you're stuck in a sinking yacht and have to choose between saving your wife and your beloved 9-year-old dog. what do you do? the husband saved the dog. however, he's not heading for divorce court. erin mclaughlin explains. >> reporter: what started as a dream boating holiday ened with a south afaphrocon make a
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decision. they set sail off the coast of south africa. also onboard, their 9-year-old jack russell terrier, rosie. then their yacht sail under to troubled waters and hit a reef on the early morning hours of saturday morning. the only thing they could do is abandon ship. her line snagged on the ship. she was unable to swim to shore. station commander greg mcgregor was part of the team that helped rescue the couple. >> thee insist they take the dog to the beach and then come back to help her. goes back to assist and she had got herself free and then they both come back to the beach. >> but at that moment when he made the decision to take his dog to the shore before his wife, she was very much in danger. >> she was because at that stage anything could have happened
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with the swells that were running. >> reporter: from day spas to doggy hotels, but it takes a unique breed of dog owner to save the life of fido first. erin mclaughlin, cnn, london. >> that is love. >> i feel like, i feel like we've given the guy a bad name. >> you know -- in his defense, she said, take him and i bet she was saying, you know how we are. >> he says in the piece, told her husband to take the dog. so, they assess the situation and this is what she said to do. we make it sound like the guy just threw his wife under the bus, or under the boat. >> threw her off and i'm leaving with the dog. >> i have to stand up for husbands. the women will turn on you. >> a fantastic story. a story of survival, thankfully. quite a story to tell. so does the dog. tell all his buddies when he gets home.
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>> poor guy. i feel bad. i feel you, my brother. i feel what's going on. if the woifife's okay with it. flooding ongoing in missouri and indra petersons has more information on the dangers out there. >> i'm going it keep saying it. i feel like i wake up every single day and i see video that looks like this. people trying to drive through flood waters and every day i feel like i have to tell a story of someone that lost their live in a vehicle. it's so dangerous. let's show you why one more time. when you have the force of the water that is stronger. all you have is your tire there's, you're going to float. one foot of water, that makes you lose the weight of 1,500 pounds. most cars only about 3,000 pounds. take your car off the road six inches. enough to take you off your feet. here we go, again, missouri, five to nine inches of rain. the exact same spot and notice as we go forward in time.
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severe weather right between oklahoma and kansas and illinois and missouri and tennessee and kentucky. dealing with the same places that have flash flood warning and more headed that way. for the rest of us, the same system won't be as heavy but some rain going into the mid-atlantic and to the northeast. tough. >> thank you so much, indra. expect some long lines today if you want to get in on tonight's big powerball loutry dr drawing like we are. jackpot up to $425 million. what does a lottery winner do with that kind of cash? i have a few ideas. >> i have several, as well. $425 million. the options are endless. buy a few cars, a few diamonds, maybe, actually, give some money to charity. tonight's powerball game is getting so many of us to dream and dream big about the endless possibilities. lotto fever is creating a frenzy over the third highest jackpot
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in powerball history. $425 million. and if you're lucky enough to nab the cash payout, you can afford to pay it forward. send over 3,000 students to harvard law school or send almost 1,000 people to space and one jackpot winner donated $1.8 million of her $590 million jackpot to repair a local school's leaky roof. >> it's good news to hear that we have someone willing to help us out. >> reporter: but what about yourself? >> i'd sail around the world and buy myself a private jet. >> i would buy baby some little stuffed animals. >> here it is. >> reporter: now, before you make it rain green, research shows that 70% of people who receive a large sum of money will lose it within a few years. >> suddenly you have all sorts of interesting societial pressure. you have friends that you never knew you had showing up asking for money.
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>> reporter: with more than half of americans buying a lottery ticket this past year, advice is needed. >> buy cds for the rest of your life, buy u.s. treasuries. you have enough money right now that you don't have to do anything special. >> reporter: advice put to the test as millions await the big cha-ching wednesday night. don't get too ahead of yourself here. your chance of winning here, slim. the odds are 1 in 175 million. sorry to pour cold water. people are still lining up and millions more tickets are expected to be sold just today before the drawing tonight. >> bump up even later tonight. >> exactly. one person will win. i'm a hopeful -- >> you're a hopeless hopeful. >> i like that the adult says i'm going to buy a plane and the little baby says i would buy another baby some stuffed animals. very interesting as we grow older. >> so cute. i'm just going to keep dreaming. just going to keep dreaming. but, first, we'll go to
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break. we'll give you some time to dream. when we come back, a 12-year-old girl attacked by aa. she's beating the odds and dr. sanjay gupta will be here to explain why. a dare devil in a coffin. and even more, in freefall. can he get out before it's too late? why would you even attempt it? >> if he didn't make it, he was in the right place. what are you doing back there? ow! that hurt! no, no, no, no. you can't go to school like this, c'mon. don't do it! no! (mom vo) you never know what life's gonna throw at you. if i gotta wear clothes, you gotta wear clothes. (mom vo) that's why i got a subaru. i just pulled up. he did what now? no he's never done that before! oh really? i might have some clothes in the car. (announcer) love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru.
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miracle. contracted a rare but extremely deadly brain eating amoeba. now, against nearly impossible odds she's showing dramatic improvement. cnn chief medical correspondent dr. sanjay gupta joins us with more on her story. great to have you here. what great news. >> we say beating the odds and that does apply here because the odds are stacked against her and we also want to dive into this idea of why she's beating the odds. what really worked in her favor. take a look. by nearly all accounts, caylee harding should not be alive. during a swim at this water park, the 12-year-old contracted these rare, but deadly brain-eating amoebas. her chance of survival, less than 1%. in fact, of 128 known cases in the past half century, just two patients have lived. and now caylee might just be the third. against the odds, but improving.
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the big number three on her mom's t-shirt, no longer just a prayer. >> each day now it just gets closer and closer that feeling that she is going to be number three. >> reporter: kali is slowly waking up from the coma that doctors at children's arkansas hospital did to save her life. they removed the breathing tube that she had for more than two weeks. >> we had tears of ultimate joy. you just wanted to get up and jump up and down and scream hallelujah. it was so great and a wonderful feeling to see her breathing on her own and looking at you and squeezing your hand. >> reporter: dr. mark hewlett has been treating kali. >> she has a very good chance of surviving this and i think she's definitely on the road to recovery. >> reporter: what about those amoebas that feed on brain tissue? if they caused any permanent damage to kali's brain it is too
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soon to know, but doctors are encouraged. >> is this your dad and she'll shake her head. that way we know that she's processing information. >> reporter: an incredible recovery for a girl, who even her mom admits, had almost no hope at all. >> i feel like my prayers have been answered. that it's just a miracle. >> she is still in the intensive care unit, but her breathing tube is now out and clearly understanding, able to point out to people and point to her father. rehab is going to be the big name of the game for her. this is unchartered territory. we don't know how she's going to do, but she's making astounding recovery. >> any insight into why they're calling it a miracle? the age, medicine? >> neuro science, they did two things. one is they lowered her body temperature pretty significantly. the idea is nat the brain was sort of under attack and let's basically cool if and reduce its function and allow it to heal on its own. the other they used a new type
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of drug that they knew had some effectiveness in the lab, but really hadn't been used in humans. still on trial, still experimental drug. that's something that is more of an option. but, again, the numbers are terrible. maybe three survivors out of 128. this drug, that therapy may make a difference. >> still a long road to recovery. >> but she's 12 years old. the kids tend to rebound pretty quickly. now that she's over this hump and her brain is working, hopefully next week it will be even better. >> thanks so much, sanjay. >> thank you, appreciate it. that's a good story. don't forget to tune in "sanjay gupta md" saturday at 4:30 eastern and sunday at 7:30 eastern time. coming up next on "new day" sky diving scary enough but one dare devil is taking it to a whole new level doing it while locked inside a coffin. oprah on a roll. her network is turning a profit and headed back to the big screen after 15 years and now
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she gets to sit down with nischelle turner. could her luck get even better? even if she won the powerball, i'd say no.
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welcome back to "new day." it's wednesday, august 7th. i'm chris cuomo. >> i'm kate bolduan and we're here with news anchor michaela pereira. oprah's comeback. her first film in 15 years. "the butler" is creating oscar buzz and nischelle turner sits
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down o down one-on-one with one of the most powerful women in the world. inside of that is a dare devil. that's him. we know it's a good story. but why did he do it? the five things you need to know for your new day, michaela. >> the cleveland home of ariel castro being demolished at this hour. one of castro's victims was on hand to witness this event and the aunt of another victim gina dejesus delivered the first hit to that house. an intense manhunt under way for james dimaggio. authorities believe he may have kidnapped a 16-year-old girl and possibly her 8-year-old brother. hannah anderson is now begging dimaggio to set them free. the state department closing embassies based on intelligence that indicates al qaeda is planning terrorist attacks with the end of ramadan which is
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tonight. another muslim holy day begins tomorrow. the president is defending the mass embassy closing telling jay leno it wasn't an overreaction to a terror threat. today he is traveling to camp pendleton, california, and he'll talk to troops there. very much could be your lucky night. powerball drawing happensed tonight. $425 million are at stake. we're always updating the five things to know. go to cnnnewday.com for the very latest. next time you're looking for a little excitement, why not try falling from the sky at 130 miles per trapped in a wooden box. does it sound crazy? of course, it does. zoraida sambolin is here with the story. >> for the record, it is, indeed, crazy. apparently, also exhilarating and exciting to plummet almost 15,000 feet to what most of us would think is certain death.
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chained inside of this ply wood box and shoved out of a plane. it's a 14,000-foot death drop over illinois. and inside is escape artist and dare devil, tony martin. >> it's traveling like a rocket. >> the pressure is on with fascinated spectators below. right there. two other sky divers hold the box held the coffin steady enough for him to work his magic inside. bound by chains and handcuffs 30 seconds is all it took for this expert escape artist to pick the locks and break free and perfect landing. a wave to the crowd signals he's all right. he first performed the stunt 25 years ago and now proving that at age 47 he's still got it. >> i definitely knew when i was falling because i was getting flown around in the box. praise god it all went good and it's good to be here and it's
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good to be alive. >> so, clearly, anthony martin is an experienced escape artist and his passion started at a young age. by 6, he started studying the art of escape. so by 13, the sheriff was locking him in handcuffs and he was getting out. what i don't know is why the sheriff was locking him in handcuffs. but he figured it out. incredible. >> what are your kids going to do? >> not that. somewhere god would be shaking his head, why, why, why? >> why are you taking the risk? >> never outrun your guardian angel. >> he's flying way past him. talk about some kind of crazy. at least it was a success. >> yes. >> thanks, zoraida. >> you're welcome. now, the story of a cutting edge transplant surgeon whose childhood illness gives her a really special bond with her patients. but she almost never got the chance to become a surgeon in the first place. here's dr. sanjay gupta with
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this week's human factor. >> reporter: she has transplanted more than 100 kidneys. she's living her dream. it's what she wanted to do for as long as she can remember. >> i kind of was interested in being a doctor at age 4. >> reporter: by the time she was 8, she was in the fight for her life. >> i started having blood in my urine and we couldn't figure out why. >> reporter: she was diagnosed with a relatively common kidney disease that cause severe inflammation. >> by the time i was 11, in march, i had to start on dialysis. >> reporter: nine months later she received a new kidney and it worked immediately. at first. >> about a week later, i had my first rejection episode. >> reporter: and then a second and a third. all of it within a month. >> they said this kidney had so many rejections, it will probably never work. >> reporter: on average a donor kidney lasts about ten years and doctors gave her a 50/50 chance to last one. that was 24 years ago.
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and now she is a transplant surgeon herself and shares her own story with her patients. >> if you had a goal all your life and something gets in your way, you know, sote yourself a goal and work towards that goal and then you'll get there. >> reporter: dr. sanjay gupta, cnn, reporting. >> amazing. >> every week, i love those. >> amazing story. coming up on "new day" oprah winfrey is back in the silver screen for the first time in 15 years. she tells nischelle turner about her new role. speaking of the good stuff, more for you. introduce you to a boy who has been mowing lawns nonstop this summer so he can help others. mom, dad told me that cheerios is good for your heart, is that true? says here that cheerios has whole grain oats
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welcome back to "new day" everyone. oprah winfrey is making a comeback. the role in "the butler" is the first in 15 years, if you can believe it. it has real oscar potential. nischelle turner sat down to talk about that movie and you talked about more, too. >> when she walks in and gives you a high five. bring it on. and i did. we talked about "the butler" which is a white house butler that served through eight presidencies. she plays the butler's wife and we talked about the movie's message and why it is so relevant today and why it took so long for her to take another role. your first dramatic role in 15 years. >> can you believe that? can you believe it? i know, really, what made me say yes to that?
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>> that is my question. what made you say yes? >> i was going through building o.w.n. and thank goodness we were on the other side at least headed in the right direction for that. and i said to lee this is the absolute worst time you could ask me to do anything, lee. he just would not take no for an answer. i think that one of the reasons why there's so much still lingering prejudice and racism is because we don't get to see people as ourselves. this was an opportunity, i thought, to let the world feel -- >> i'm the butler. >> feel the heart of the butler and the heart of this period that really was a defining period in the lives of many black people, but also our nation. >> i was going to say, will this generation that sees this movie today, do you think they'll look at him as weak because he didn't speak out? >> i certainly hope not. i hope that this generation looks and sees, they see their
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own fathers. that's what i hope they hope and see and see their own fathers and recognize that there were different ways of being a warrior. that moment in the film where cecil gaines goes in and says the white help is making more than the black help here and i think that's not fair and we should get equal pay. >> the conversation that is had in this film about race, race relations, racism, we're still having that conversation today. >> i think we'll be having that conversation for a long time because, you know, all of this the conversation is about race and about profiling regardless of what race is being profiled is really about our march to humanity and our march to not fearing one another. and i think when you don't have stories and you don't have a placement in the culture where people can see there is a whole tapestry. one of the reasons why i love this film and wanted to be a part of it is because of the
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tenderne tenderness of the husband and wife and the tenderness and nurturing nature of the middle class family. you know, so many ilamages. >> i had not seen that before. seriously, i've never seen that before. >> isn't that just shocking? when i ask other people, white people, black people, when have you seen a tenderness and honor and respect and people who have been together and can finish each other's sentences and you can see the caringness in that family happens not just when they're in bed together, but when they're sitting at the table and finishing each other sentences. she says, what was the name of that movie, honey? >> "in the heat of the night." >> you can feel that. >> do you feel like you still experience racism? >> nobody is going to come up to me and call me the -- the
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twitter thugs. so, i learned to leave it alone unless it's something ridiculous. nobody is going to do it. but i experience racism in ways that you experience when you have reached a level where people can't call you to your face out of your name. i experience it through people's expectations and lack there of. and i use it to my advantage. it's a wonderful thing when people count you out because they think you can't do something. it's a wonderful thing. i always say this, there's a point -- when i walk into the room, i come as one, but i stand as 10,000. so, when i walk into the room and i'm the only one standing in there, i'm the only one. doesn't bother me a bit. >> can i just ask you quickly about the good news that you got earlier this week that o.w.n. is
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going to turn a profit six months ahead of schedule. >> oh, yeah. everybody told me it would take five years but because it was my name on the channel, there was an expectation that people were just going to automatically turn on the tv and even though nothing was there, they were just going to sit there and watch nothing. so, we had to build the channel. now, i always believed that it was going to take some time. what threw me off was when i finished the show and then everybody said, well, why isn't it done yet? but what i do when the going gets rough there's no such thing as quitting. i have to -- i sit with myself, i go inside and i say, all right, what is the next right move? what do i need to do to turn this around? and that's what we did. we did. not i, but my team. we had many, many, many nights.
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honey, jesus was at the table. jesus was at that table. that's why we're moving forward because jesus was at the table. thank you. >> thank you very much. jesus was at that table, she says. now, the story of "the butler" was important for her to tell she said because her mother was a maid and her grandmother was a maid and her great-grandmother was a slave. she comes from a long line of domestic so she wanted to tell the story. >> all families. when you see it, i've seen it twice now. it will resonate with everybody and it will get people talking. >> that's the point. if it just resonates with african-american families, that's not the message. do what people said, see others as you see yourself. >> african-american families really do have normal lives like everybody else. they just want what's good for the kids at the end of the day. you know what else is great?
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>> the good stuff. what nischelle brought us was the good stuff. a lot of kids mow lawns and that's what dylan is spending his summer doing. mowing as many lawns as he can find. he's not keeping a penny. instead, all going to moore, oklahoma, tornado relief. he was moved to do something after seeing the destruction from that tornado first hand. may killed 25 people. listen to him. >> at first, i was actually a little depressed when we went, i almost cried when i had seen the damage. everybody could help. little kids, big kids, even grownups. just one step at a time. >> do what oprah says, see others as yourself. that's what he did. he mowed and mowed and mowed. some 87 lawns in two months. he reached his first goal of $2,000. so, he raised it to $3,000 and then he hit that, too. so many so moved by his gesture
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that his donations took him up to $16,000. an amazing feat. whatever you do, don't tell dyllon his mom put him up to it. >> a lot of people say my mom is making me but i decided to mow for moore, oklahoma. i worked in 104 degrees. my dad always says, you're going to work to the bone. >> i'm sure what mom said, was go get off the couch and do something. he came up with this great idea. just a reminder. doesn't matter old or young you can understand how to help others and be bigger than yourself. you see the reflective influence is that others get in and know from 2 to 3, 16 grand. >> small things. you can do what you're good at to make a difference. >> right in the corner where you are. >> the point is to make the effort. we love for you that, good stuff, my brother. now, a lot of that going on in
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i sing this in my sleep now. john berman is here with the "new day" award of the day. >> you may not know this. preseason football already. even if you're not ready for the games, i promise, you will be ready for this. ♪ all right, so you may recognize eli manning and peyton manning and these guys are rapping pretty well, i think, actually. this is a new ad for directv mobile football service. i want to play you my absolute favorite line. ♪ watch football on your phone now is your chance ♪ >> they did just say football in your pants. awesome, right? another awesome thing here.
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a cameo from their father football great archie manning. look at this. ♪ ♪ football on your phone >> this stuff is really, really good. absolute genius. i would play you more if the control room wasn't always on my back to make it shorter. if they can't beat tom brady, at least they're funny award. they are funny, tom brady, absolutely dreamy. look at the cover of "men's health" we don't. take my word for it. there it is. that guy is good looking. tom brady, hat's off to you. >> i will always think of peyton manning as a colt, no matter what. we'll be right back. #%tia[
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well, that's it for us here on "new day" "cnn newsroom" with anna begins right now. >> thank you, nice it see you guys. happening now in "newsroom." president obama sitting on jay leno's couch for 45 minutes talking about terror, lunch with hillary, the olympics and trayvon martin. >> there are some things that we can do to foster better understanding and to make sure that we don't have laws in place that encourage the kind of violent encounter. plus, an emotional plea and a massive manhunt. a father and a personal message to his kidnapped daughter. >> hannah, we all love you very much. if you have a chance, you take it. you run. you'll be found. also, help wanted. hundreds of millionsf